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good morning. outpouring. ♪ ♪ let it shine let it shine let it shine ♪ >> thousands attend a vigil against hate in charlottesville after the victim is honored at a memorial by her mother. >> if i've got to give her up, we're going to make it count. >> this morning her moving called to action. hate is a cancer, other ceos response to the violence in virginia. is corporate america turning its back on the president. rolling over, no powerball winner overnight, the jackpot climbing to more than a
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billion and hbo hit by another hack attack. and this brazen heist. the video that will have you laughing until august 21st. this is august 17, 2017. this is matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live at rockefeller plaza. >> good morning. nice to have you with us on a thursday morning. a lot to get to including that powerful display of unity amid the violence in virginia. thousands took part in a powerful candlelight vigil marching along the same path for white national lists earlier in virginia. gabe gutierrez was there. good morning to you. >> savannah, good morning. the vigil was not widely publicized so as not to attract
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nationalists group but the word spread and response spread to honor heather heyer. >> by candlelight they came as charlottesville comes to grips to honor higher after last weeks violation over the same ground torch carrying white national lists walked just days ago, shares a message of strength. >> this is the community. the community they attacked, rising up to show who we are. >> reporter: 26-year-old marcus martin was injured after pushing his fiance out of harm's way when a dodge challenger plowed into a crowd of protesters. he suffered broken bones and scheduled for surgery friday. >> it's a healing process and will take some time. >> reporter: and 32-year-old
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killed in that car crash. >> we will be all right. >> reporter: her mother delivering a stunning tribute. >> they tried to kill my child to shut her up. guess what? you just magnified her. >> reporter: receiving a standing ovation, the grieving parent delivering a message of unity and equality. >> i want this to spread, i don't want this to die. this is just the beginning of heather's legacy. >> reporter: her words, a call to action. >> if you're not outraged you're not paying attention and i want you to pay attention, find what's wrong, don't ignore it, don't look the other way, you make a point to look at it and say to yourself what can i do to make a difference and that's how you're going to make my child's death worthwhile. >> reporter: heather's mother went on to say quote if i've got to give her up, make it
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a public memorial for two state troopers killed in a helicopter crash and virginia governor terry mcauliffe is urging local officials in the state to remove confederate monuments. >> thank you. president trump is dealing with fresh fallout over his controversial comments about virginia and more leaders are distancing theirselves from the president. kristen welker has that part of the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, good morning to you. president trump defiani:6 and unapologetic this morning taking aim tweeting publicity seeking lindsey graham falsely stated i said there is moral equivalencesy between the kkk and white nazis and people like miss heyer. such a disgusting lie. he just can't forget the election trouncing. the people of
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will remember. >> this morning, from corporate board rooms to congress, president trump facing growing outrage to his response to charlottesville facing growing resignations from ceos at the white house council. president trump tweeting i am ending both. eight business and labor leaders already announced they are quitting the group because of the president's controversial comments regarding white supremacists and protesters. >> you had very bad people in that group. but you also had people that were very fine people on both sides. >> reporter: writing intolerance, racism and violence have no place in this country. overnight, apple ceo, tim cook also weighing in. in an e-mail to employees he slammed the president's position and announced apple would
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$2 million to groups working to rid our country of hate, a stunning group to mr. trump who toughested his business expertise during the campaign. >> i will be the greatest jobs president god ever created, i tell you that. >> reporter: all this as the political drumbeat against the president gets louder, many stancing themselves. >> the president speaks for himself. >> reporter: both bushes releasing a statement saying america mutt always reject racial big gostry, anti-semitism and hatred in all forms. >> in no way can we accept, apologize for racism, bigotry, hatred, violence. >> reporter: meanwhile this morning, new scrutiny of the president's inner circle inan
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prospect," steve bannon describing the white supremacists in charlottesville. it's a fringe element and i think the media plays it up too much. we've got to help crush it and these guys are a collection of clowns and bannon discussed plans to neutralize opponents including top as visors to president trump who disagree with him on trade and economic policies saying those adversaries are wetting himself. and john dowd, the "new york times" reporting dowd forwarded an e-mail from a conspiracy theorist to conservative journalists government officials and friends, the information that validates president trump on charlottesville and the e-mail that equates general robert e. leave and george washington and that black lives matter has been infiltrated by terrorists.
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and steve bannon the democrats, the longer they talk about identity politics, i got 'em. i want them to to cause on politics everyday. if the left is focused on race and identity and we go with economic nationalism, we can crush the democrats. now, more with this on here, let's start with you, stephanie. the president has not been in politics very long. obviously, there is a learning curve there. what he likes to tout is his knowledge and success in the world of business. when you have business leaders walking away from these councils of his, people like tim cook and jamie dimon rebuking him and speaking out against him, in some ways might this send a stronger message to him than when politics speak out. >> think about the irony. jamie dimon te
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hated industry in america a few years ago and now they're setting the bar in terms of moral leadership. this is a huge embarrassing blow for president trump and ivanka, who led this council. >> if and when president trump gets around to dealing with things like deregulation and tax reform, are these same people going to be right on board? >> they're not afraid of president trump anymore. at this point he has said so much but done so little and we're so far away from his agenda. jamie dimon can say, i can walk away from him and make a ton of money in terms of deregulation and tax cuts. at some point for them enough is enough. they had to deal with the travel ban and immigration policy and paris accords. they wanted to go back to work. they're tired of hearing about this. >> that's the biggest fallout which has been with big business. what about the political fallout? did you expect
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do you expect resignations? think there's more to come? >> i think there's possible more to come. if you're john kelly, you're relieved you have 24 hours without high profile, some resignation. there was hints of some but none came to fruition. it's fascinating to watch the republican leaders. on one hand they're very uncomfortable. on the other hand, they're not sure if they speak out, how the base will react to them. i think they're still making a political calculation right now with the president. i don't think they're making a calculation beyond their own politics right now. that could change but right now that's where they are. >> steve bannon always a part of this story weaving in and out. now he seems to be raging more inside the west wing and now the press. where is it headed? >> it
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this interview with "the american prospect" it's hard to know he's not on the record. said i didn't think he would quote me and saying the president is bluffing that will irritate the national security team. however, steve bannon is also speaking to the president and what he's saying on charlottesville, hey, you've got them now, you think this was a terrible moment for the presidency, i think this was a defining moment for donald trump and i think it will be an interesting dare to the president. it the national security folks want him out whether secretary of state, they want bannon out, john kelly may want him out. will the president. does the president want to throw bannon overboard and risk that alienation with that part of his base. i think bannon is almost daring the showdown inside this white house. >> and what
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the outside once he returns to the media presumably. lots more to come including a desperate search still under way for five crew members aboard a helicopter that went down on the coast of hawaii. late tuesday night, all visual and radio contact with one of the helicopters was lost. rescue crews found pieces of a fuselage and helmet off the coast of oahu. they have notified the soldiers' family. a brazen jewelry heist in broad daylight wednesday in west london. you can see six robbers with sledgehammers, entering the jewelry store, jumping on their mopeds and fled away. they grabbed an undetermined amount of valuables as startled employees looked on. so far, no arrests have been made. >> good news and bad news.
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night's powerball, you did not win the jackpot. good news is no one else did either and it has skyrocketed to $510 million. the next drawing saturday night. you can buy it 44 states, puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands. hbo has fallen victim to yet another hack attack. the target, its twitter account. what happened? >> good morning. first, that massive hack demand, company data stolen and now another big cybersecurity headache for hbo. >> reporter: hbo this morning reeling from another hack attack, this time on social media, overnight, several of the accounts were taken over. hbo now and hbo and last night with john
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thrones." also compromised the game of thrones facebook page and asked to contact the group also responsible for the account belonging to mark zuckerberg and a google executive. hbo telling nbc news overnight only we are investigating. it comes a week after hbo was hit by another attack, where a different group calling themselves mr. smith demand hbo pay them millions of dollars sending a five minute video set to ominous music from game of th thrones and a plot summary from the
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episode. >> this is a very terrifying issue for people in hollywood. >> reporter: hbo's statement says a phonetic review is ongoing working with cybersecurity to resolve the incident and has no reason to believe their system as a whole has been compromised. >> it's an anonymous group but hard to say the group involved in that attack. and in spain and norway this week, it was copied before hbo was able to take it down. hbo says this is not at all related to that stolen material. >> thank you very much. getting hard to follow all of that. you watch baseball last night? >> i didn't. >> back to the video at the top of the show. the ceremonial first pitch in boston. a bone cancer survivor had
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pitch before the red sox game. the pitch a little bit outside. that's a ball. >> it was. >> everyone at fenway reacting, others with a few nervous laughs, leon responding a couple minutes later tweeting one word, yikes. later the high school junior added to make things worse, i'm a pitcher. and the photographer later tweeted i'm the one that got hit and i will never stop laughing at that video. >> that's amazing. not exactly in the strike zone. >> yeah. by the way, that makes this look like a perfect first pitch. there you go! >> nobody got hurt. >> exactly right. >> let's see what we
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you, talk about strong storms. this is wichita, kansas. torrential rain, lightning strikes and power outages and a ground stop at this airport. a strong storm stretching to texas and back up to the upper midwest. 10 million folks at rest, watching this system pushing through today and storms through friday. the northeast, probably airport delays up and down÷i>> the i-95 corridor. more wet weather for our friends in texas, louisiana and parts of the west and southeast of this new front lingers to the weekend. rainfall amounts generally 1-2 inches from oklahoma. as you get through saturday in the northeast, it will be a little bit on the wet side. that's what's going on. we get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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still dealing with raindrops across southern parts of st. mary, moving away from the rest of us where there's hardly anything else to be found on the radar. mid-70s, a hot day to be outside today. typical for august, hot and humid. 50% chance of thunderstorms, afternoon highs right around 88 degrees and in the upper 80s to around 90 all the way through the weekend. best chance for thunderstorms comes tomorrow. that is your
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can i say it? go ahead! what's in your wallet? nice job dad. 7:26 is your time this thursday, august 17th, 2017, good morning to you. >> good morning. in the news this morning, take a close look at this machine. five card skimming devices were found on atms at 711s in woodbridge this week. they can be hard to spot. be careful. if it looks like someone has tampered with the machine, cover up your tim. a superstar coming home, talking about kevin durant. the city of seat pleasant is welcoming home. he is a prince
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and gave a big shout-out to his town after the warriors won the championship. there is a parade in his honor at 10:00 a.m. now, to check the traffic with jack taylor. hi, jack. >> good morning. 66 eastbound we had activity after 123. i believe the crash may have been cleared from the right lane. also, northbound backlike road at braddock road was closed and blocked the northbound lane. you may need a few extra minutes. >> thank you. a quick break and check your forecast next. stay with us.
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little bit of rain across southern most maryland across parts of the bay. we'll be dry for thundershowers bubbles up in the afternoon. in the low 60s and 70s. mid to upper 80s. 50h
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70% chance of thunderstorms coming up tomorrow afternoon and evening. we should be dry for your weekend. >> another local news update in 25 minutes. >> back to the "today" show after this short break.
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7:30 7:30 on this thursday morning, the 17th of august, 2017, inside of our control room, this i mr. don nash at the helm. in the studio. one day he'll say, no, no, let's stay. >> roll >> let's take a look at today's headlines. thousands of people gathered on the university of virginia campus last night for a candlelight vigil against hate and violence. >> it is possible, warning kim jong-un that credible
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options are available as he wrapped up a trip to china. a driver wound up with minor injuries somehow after this fiery crash. it hit a barrier wall and burst into flames. moments later a good sa mary tan walked in to help the driver. amazing. despite the growing backlash, extremist groups are planning morallies against the one in charlottesville. who is leading the movement and why are they gaining traction? good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. experts who track these groups say they feel emboldened and are not going away. while we don't want to provide a platform for these fringe voices and understand who they are. some of what you are about to hear is disturbing. this morning a growing number of cities across
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bracing for rallies like this one from charlottesville from boston to san francisco to lexington, kentucky where white supremacists are rallying against officials who plan to vote tonight for removing statutes, saying their message of hate and bigotry is not welcome. >> we will engage in peaceful demonstrations throughout american cities more than ever. >> reporter: matthew is planning them. >> we're standing up for white folks who deserve a voice. >> reporter: the movement has grown since president trump's election. >> no doubt, our movement is winning. >> reporter: they go by different names and ideology, alt-right, white national lists, white supremacists. they'resa
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consistent. >> we have done everything in our power to keep this peaceful. >> reporter: another step, christopher cantwell posting a message for police after learning of a warrant for his arrest. >> i'm terrified. i'm afraid you will kill me, i really am. >> reporter: a far different image from this interview with vice news before the rally that went viral. >> i'm trying to make myself more capable of violence. i'm here to spread ideas, talk. in the homestead, somebody more capable will come along and do that. somebody like donald trump who does not give his daughter to a jew. >> reporter: late last night i spoke to him by phone. how can you possibly defend that? >> i don't think there is anything wrong with racism, frankly. >> reporter: still now he's encouraging his followers to lay low after charlottesville. >> you want them to de-escalate for how long? >> i don't know the answer to that question. we have to regroup. right now,
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looking bad for a lot of things and we need to calm down. >> reporter: police say protesters james fields killed a woman with his car. an another white national lists, jason, said it may temporarily hurt the cause. >> there may be a setback but eventually more meetings and gatherings six months down the load. >> reporter: saying california has more than any other state. >> thank you very much. >> al, can we talk about the path of totality? >> i loch that phrase, i really do. >> we need a today show passive totality t-shirt. we start in newport, 10:15 pacific time. morning clouds, mainly clear in sun valley, casper, wyoming looking partly cloudy. kansas city, chance of
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a few showers in carbondale, illinois, the longest totality, nashville, hot and humid, about 1:27 central, partly cloudy in greenville. as it exits the continental united states. charleston, north carolina with thunderstorms, where we will be monday morning. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your totality. >> we will have about 82% totality going into monday. the weather looks good. currently 77 degrees, mostly cloudy outside as we go through the afternoon. hot and humid, 87 degrees by 2:00 p.m. we will be seeing more clouds around. keep an eye to the sky, showers and thunderstorms later on. and tomorrow, showers and storms. the weekend looks good, less humidity, monday looking good for the eclipse. so >>
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there is money to be made. it's getting so crazy people are renting out their backyard. this backyard in south carolina is for rent because hotels are sold out. families need a place to stay. you can rent this out for $320 and even throw in this tent for two people. i hope you like the person you're traveling with. pretty cozy in there. if camping isn't your thing, plan to shell out a lot more money. this morning, we will show you what people are charging. as the sky goes local on monday, locals are lighting up. everything from flights to rental cars to hotels. demand is high and they're allowed to do it. >> our hotel is a month and half old and we sold out on opening day for that day. >> reporter: for those that aren't sold out, prices are skyrocketing. a queen bed listed at
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sunday, the same room is $785. check out this room in greenville, south carolina. embassy suites, goes for $259 per night now. during the eclipse, goes for $799 a night, more than three times the price. think that's high, over in nashville, my producer found an even bigger spike. >> i just checked into this marriott. the price right now, $368. but for the eclipse, it's skyrocketed, $978 a night. >> reporter: now, try getting there. flights will cost you more, too. this delta flight from new york to nashville costing $211 on a regular sunday. but to get there this sunday ahead of the eclipse it will cost you almost $1,000. once you arrive in a total eclipse zone, it's rental car time. in jackson, wyoming, renting this suv would normally cost you $115 per day. but for the cl
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for the day. it's not just businesses. even regular homeowners are printing money. renting out their houses for big cash on airbnb, like here in south carolina. >> take a look at this house. three bedrooms, two baths, a nice house, normal sized house, not a mansion by any stretch. guess how much the homeowners want during the eclipse. $950. these are the homeowners who.ji want a pretty big bank account. this is chandler and lauren. why that high? >> greensville is a pretty popular place and the hotels are booked up and we decided to give it a shot. >> we didn't want to pack up our kids and do all the work for that amount of money. >> reporter: what will you use the money for? >> we have dreams of a 10 year year anniversary trip. >> this is our first time. >> reporter: they're actually the showing restraint. in
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people who live in this three bedroom two bathroom eclipse home are charging $1,250 a night. advertising private viewing areas. this townhouse in columbia, missouri, going for $1500 a night, touting fantastic views of the eclipse. remember, you are inviting strangers in your house. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> hope no one by the way, a lot of people have been asking me is this price gouging. the answer is no. price gouging is illegal and that only happens during a state of emergency during a hurricane or tornado. this is just supply and demand. this is capitalism. speaking of people are even making money on those special solar eclipse glasses, guys, a lot of retailers are sold out and they can't find them anymore. there's a woman in south carolina who bought these for a
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7:56 is your time now on this thursday, august 17th. good morning to you. right now we will check on your commute with jack taylor and first 4 traffic. good morning, jack. >> good morning. we had delays in the springfield area trying to get into #']wanoe on 395 trying to head north. nothing left but a slowdown. and 95 southbound, before you get to 212, accident activity blocking the left half of the roadway. authorities have arrived on the scene. back to you. >> thank you. we'll take a quick break and check your forecast next.
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good thursday morning, warm and humid. 78 degrees washington, 78 leesburg and quantico. hot and humid today. a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms and mostly after lunchtime and tomorrow in the evening. scattered showers but mostly dry. >> now, back to the "today" show.
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it's 8:00 on "today." co it's 8:00. coming up, peaceful and powerful. ♪ ♪ let it shine let it shine let it shine ♪ >> thousands gather for a candlelight vigil on the virginia campus as a woman is remembered. >> they tried to kill my child to shut her up. guess what. you just magnified her. >> reporter: plus, food fight. the fda weighs in on the battle whether to post calorie counts on menus at restaurants and the question remains, does it really work? 31 movies for just 10 bucks, one company's attempt to become the next
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but could be very good news for consumers today. thursday, august 17th, 2017. >> celebrating three things with this family, eight years of marriage. your 39th birthday and -- >> perfect attendance for two years in a row! >> her 21th birthday today and you have a request? >> to meet savannah. >> five seats, traveled four days driving three rambunctious kids and too tired parents. >> what are you guys doing in new york city? >> forget the diamonds, i just wanted to go to new york for our 10th anniversary. >> tomorrow, she'll want the diamonds. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to today. so good to have you along on a beaut
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>> let's start this half hour with your news at 8:00. this morning, president trump is denying he made unfair comparisons between the two sides that confronted each other in charlottesville, virginia last weekend. the firestorm he released last weekend now has some of the biggest names in, and politics speaking out. nbc correspondent hallie jackson is at trump tower with the latest in all of this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. this ceo rebellion you can call it is the sharpest rebuke yet to president trump after he blames both sides for violence in charlottesville, where after overnight, hundreds of people gathered to send a message of their own. overnight prayer and healing in charlottesville during a candlelight vigil on a university of virginia campus days after a white nationalist rally erupted into violence. those who attended the vigil, sharing messages of healing and
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strength. >> if they can somehow defeat the values that made us want to tell the truth about race in our country, they were wrong. >> reporter: it comes one day after president trump watched a revolt and then reaction to his divisive comments to the violence in virginia. the president dumped his business advisor council before they announced they're jumping him. tweeting rather than putting pressure on the business people of the manufacturing council and strategy and policy forum, i am ending both. that came after more of the high profile ceos decide themselves to disband according to sources familiar with the process. jamie dimon writing to employees, it is a leader's role in business or government to bring them together, not tear them apart. >> reporter: president trump after spreading blame for what happened in charlottesville. >> i think there's blame on both sides. >> reporter: now facing more himself. >> he is not normal and what happened is his reaction to this is not normal,
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>> reporter: while never naming president trump specifically two former presidents, 41 and 43, released a rare statement that america must always reject racial bigotry and anti-semitism and hatred of all forms. secretary of the veterans affairs speaking out. >> for all americans and me in particular learning history we know staying silent on these issues is simply not acceptable. >> reporter: jeff sessions in miami. >> in no way can we accept, apologize for racism, bigotry, hatred, violence. >> reporter: there's been no sprint to the spotlight to defend the president so far. the vice president providing some backup. >> the president has been clear on this and so have i.
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himself. >> reporter: against this back drop now we are hearing from a controversial member of president trump's inner circle who doesn't often speak publicly, this morning, steve bannon is out with two new interviews, including one in "the american prospect" who says his opponents including inside the west wing who disagree with him on trade and economic policies are quote wetting themselves" an interview from an embattled advisor. controversy is growing over newly released dash cam video of a strip-search in texas. she filed a lawsuit over what happened two years ago. she said she was pulled over in harris county, texas for allegedly running a red light. a deputy said he smelled marijuana. he handcuffed her and a female officer removed her pants and conducted what she called a
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she was charged with possessing marijuana and resisting arrest. those charges also were dropped. >> i want to show you a dramatic river rescue caught on camera that happened last weekend in alaska. 64-year-old was making his first trip in a kayak, went over the falls and hit a rock and tossed into a creek and eventually became stuck in a tree. others tried to rescue him who found himself battling a raging current. at one point he went under and actually lost consciousness. and eventually another kayaker rescued him and pulled him to shore and did cpr. he is at home with a broken rib, otherwise okay. >> wow. >> are you ready? i like when you're ready. take a look what happened when a toddler's best friend made a move for his favorite snack. little boy in japan eating a
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cracker. his pet dog decided it looks too good to resist. >> oh. oh. wait a minute. he licked up every last crumb and seemed to realize he went too far. >> now, he's crying with him. oh. >> we all lived happily ever after. >> not happily ever after yet although i think there are problems here. it's a very cute dog. >> the baby is adorable. >> that one black eye is very cute. >> much more ahead including this calorie count on menus. does that really help? also, 10 bucks a month for a theater pass at a movie near you? why some say the offer is too good to be true. and
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menus and how effective it is with your health. >> it's actually like a modern day food fight. from the days of not knowing what's in your food may be numbered. new york city the first in the country to require chain restaurants to post those calorie counts on the menu. but with new regulations comes an extra side of controversy. a national debate being fueled by a big apple food fight. chain restaurants now being forced to take orders of a different kind thanks to a new law requiring them to post calorie counts on their menus. new york city becoming the first in the nation to do so. starting this month, those who don't comply will be fined. but not everyone has an appetite for change. while federal officials agree calorie counts are important for consumers they say such regulations should come from the national level to insure consistency. in a statement to nbc news the food & drug administration says in part
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municipalities set their own rules it would be difficult for consumers. >> i was surprised they would take such an eager role in aligning with industry which has fought the city in efforts to provide healthier stood for residents. >> reporter: the big question is do the calorie counts on menus lead to healthier eating. studies have concluded they don't have a significant impact on weight loss. >> i don't see clients of mine being healthier because of it. i think they may be aware what calories are in different foods. i don't necessarily see it helping their weight or health. >> reporter: one study from last year found they do work for those overweight or obese. when asked on twitter, more than 60% of those who responded to our "today's" show survey said the calorie count on menus actually help them make better food choices. still, when it comes to new york
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apple may have bitten off more than it can chew. >> we know now in 2017 the focus should not be calories. thinking about whole real foods e eaten in the right proportions and listen to our bodies. >> the fda has created national standards and will go in effect next may. the question whether they will make a difference. >> like them? calorie counts. >> that seems healthy, banana bred and 400 calories. >> at starbucks you will freak out how much they are. absolutely. >> good story. thank you. what's trending today. >> can't wait. >> a brutally honest one. the 2017 national honesty index. from the company honesty. it provides
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the most honest city, san diego, followed by atlanta. they found men were slightly more honest than women. redheads were the most honest, followed by blondes and brunettes the least honest. we will get into the good stuff. 1 in 3 people said they prefer to cuddle their pet over their significant other. >> anyone kidding? >> i'll let you pass that one. you have one pass. 60% of people said a healthy relationship means being open with bathroom habits. i disagree. >> don't close the door? >> let's say someone is going to the bathroom and you breeze in. >> 60% said they thought it was healthy. >> you know you crossed the line when the other person doesn't care. >> that's what i think, you close that door. >> 3 in 5 people said quote
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instain stalking" friends in college. >> i wouldn't know how to do that. insta-stalking." >> you've done it. >> i've done it. >> it's healthy. >> not everyone goes to the gym to work out. some of admit it, their excuse to wear cute gym clothes. >> i love it. the gym crush. >> hoda. >> before. >> all right. >> let's "popstart," shall we? obviously we will start with the solar eclipse. a cruise is set to sail along the path of it and lined up a music performance. want to hear
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♪ i need you now tonight >> on board singing total eclipse of the heart, bonnie tyler. >> passengers will experience the '80s power ballad live during the 2:47 and back by nce. >> that's awesome. >> that will be a party. to tom cruise, an update on his onset injury. he hurt himself performing a stunt. hard to watch. paramount pictures said cruise broke his ankle and they will go on hiatus while he recovers. they thank fans for their support and concern. finally, renown fashion icon editor-in-chief, a article reveals anna has a secret code of approval for her staff.
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want to see it? she does this, writes the letter awok, reading an article in print and likes it, i will show you. awok. stands for anna winter, okay. stick it on there and means you did a good job. on the other hand, your post can read, keep trying, no, or simply boring. the staffers say no one ever forgets their first awok. >> different than ewok. >> you would keep that if you worked for her, right? >> for sure. >> ready for your daily click? >> yeah. we all dropped our phones and shattered a screen. blake had plenty to worry about when he dropped his phone out of a flying plane. 1,000 feet above bowling green, kentucky. watch this. he was trying to catch the footage of a
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and ended up spinning out of control during the entire free fall and landing in someone's backyard. the phone lay there nearly 10 minutes recording the whole time and these guys doing yard work -- it was eventually returned to the owner. get this. without a scratch! >> wow. >> i don't get it. there was one night i had -- going down the escalator, i dropped my phone on the escalator. this is for real. that phone was shattered. this guy drops it out of a plane. incredible. . >> a skydiving plane? >> i think so. >> the guy with the weed whacker is lucky he didn't have that thing right in his skull. >> yeah. >> now to something that has the attention of movie lovers, a netflix-like service for 10 as month to visit the movie theater every single day. >>
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why isn't everybody happy? to jolene kent. >> reporter: it sounds like a fairytale for movie fans. netflix changed how we watch tv, they're changing how you watch the movies. >> you could say this is netflix for the movie theater. >> reporter: mitch lowe is a former movie theater executive who started it in 2011. you can see a movie every day. they lowered the subscription from 50 to $10 a month. >> our new price point at $9.95, gives them incentive to go more often. our subscribers once they joined go twice as often as they went before. >> reporter: movie pass says it works with 91% of
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nationwide and reimburses the theaters but some worry their business model doesn't add up. >> the idea of dropping prices will somehow spur on all this new movie going doesn't make sense. people aren't basing movie going on price but quality of the movie. >> reporter: amc says it may break up with movie pass over its $10 price point because it's unsustainable and ultimately sets up consumers for disappointment down the road if and when the product can no longer be fulfilled. moviepasses it is profitable making money like vip access of the concession and it earns a tenths of your spending. with sales at a 25 year low, his app only helps to get people in to see. >> for consumers who grew up with netflix and kind of tired
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movies these days, this is a great option. >> reporter: putting some of the magic back into the movies with an ending to be continued. jolene kent, los angeles. >> is this going to work? >> it might remind people movies are pretty awesome. like a flash sale. once you're there, after you buy the popcorn and soda -- >> you make good wednesday and we'll go. >> roker. >> say that about the forecast. >> i could be in trouble. let's take a look at the tropics, gert moving away. we have three areas of interest and investigation. we have 91l with a 90% chance of becoming a tropical system. 92l, coming off africa and this one in the south not a problem. but we're watching these next two because they look like they could be affecting partsof
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right now, muggy air is ensconced in a good part of the country. feels like 97 in washington, 105 degrees. by friday this confident will drop down and cool things down. in the southeast, feels like 103 friday in jacksonville. 91 in atlanta, that heat still in houston and new orleans and charleston all the way to today, hot and dry out west in the pacific northwest. strong storms firing up. big airport delay in dallas. looking at wet weather making its way up into the upper midwest, a nice day in the northeast and new england. that's what's going on around the country and your neck of the woods. southern st. mary's county, headed out to the bay,d
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riddance to that chance for rain. still warm and humid outside as well. in the mid to upper 70s as well. high is in the upper 80s to near 90. heat index well into the 90s today. a 50% chance for more thunderstorms later this afternoon. our best chance for rain and thunderstorms comes up on friday afternoon, drying out for the weekend. >> don't forget, check out siriusxm channel 108, home of the hoda show. >> yeah, baby. >> you must listen to. >> shanelle has a very special guest. >> i have a friend. hi, this is kuri, the star of the consumer electronics show. hi, kuri. see her little eyes. she has facial voice recognition and you can say something to her. hey, kuri.
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here's the thing, she can navigate around your home on her own. the biggest feature is a 1080 video camera. she can capture moments around your home you might miss, the kuri app on your smartphone, you can see what she sees in realtime. she can play with the kids and you can watch -- >> i'll take it. >> she can play music and podcasts. kuri, play pancake robot. ♪ >> there you go! you like it? it's a party in your living room. she retails for $799 and starts shipping this december, right, kuri? yes. that means yes. >> cute. >> not quite rosy. good-bye, kuri. >> cute.
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>> thank you. coming up, mom truth with the moms taking social media by storm. you know them, cat and nat. your kids will need this for back to school. first on this thursday morning, a look at your local news and weather.
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good morning. 8:26 this thursday, august 17th. let's get a look on traffic with jack taylor. hey, jack. >> aaron, good morning, thank you. the trouble spot 270 southbound after montrose. be careful, don't ride that huff lane any earlier than you have to headed in this direction. northbound backlike road at braddock road, still blocked on the northbound lane. cleanup continues to block the left lane at annapolis road. back to you. >> thank you. check on your forecast when we come back.
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a warm and humid day out. a 50% chance for thunderstorms this afternoon and
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afternoon. keep that in mind. the weekend should be just as warm but much less humid. >> the latest news and weather available in the nbc washington app.
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we're back now 8:30 on thursday morning. it is the 17th day of we're back, on a thursday august 17. a pretty summer day in new york city. >> it really is. would you like no scour the crowd and find somebody special. the crowd is full of special people. i think i see twins. i see jake and emma. hi, guys. let me look at your checklist. you have "hamilton," "dear evan
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hug charlie. >> i can do that. come here, charlie. >> ask charlie for his paw. >> ah hhh. >> you should probably give charlie one of these. there you go. here you go. you want to give him one? >> my heart is melting. >> you can give him a hug if it's a gentle hug. >> awww. get in there for awww. >> nothing better than that. >> great to meet you, a pleasure. nice to meet you. >> this was the nicest two kids. >> thank you so much. >> so cute. coming up, after dreams come true, jenna will take us behind the scenes with cat and nat, the two moms whose motherhood has
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and we have the best for students of all age groups. we're looking ahead for the fall fashion season. where will it bible layering your clothes and jewelry and all of it, how to pull off your list the right way. >> let's see what we have for you. your weekend outlook, friday, stormy and wet along the eastern seaboard, looking at hot and humid conditions around texas. nice and dry the western third of the country. saturday, showers come to an end in the northeast. wet weather comes to an end in the southeastern coast. oppressive, texas. sunday sunday, wet weather through the gulf and western third of the u.s. looking awfully darned good. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. 78 degrees. the clouds are still with us. we'll see more sunshine aswe
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increase in cloud cover. a mix of clouds and sun. the rain early this morning is leaving the area. going through the afternoon we have a chance for scattered showers and storms mostly lunchtime. another hot and humid day. tomorrow, and the weekend looks good, good viewing for the solar eclipse and good weekend in the forecast. >> you can get your weather any time you need it, you check out our friends at the weather channel on cable. whoa! got to watch out for that! we want to get everybody in. that's what's going on. back in five to everybody. oh, that was close! >> i love that, al. thank you so much. if you are a mom, chances are you heard of cat and nat. >> door pooling rants turned the pair into viral sensations, jenna got to hang out with
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officially jealous. they have been best friends since they were teenagers and now their mom truths of everything from sleep to sex are striking a chord with parents. >> it's a mantra friday. >> the duo, cat and nat, are taking social media by storm. >> i will order a pizza. >> their popular mom tweets on youtube. >> why are we so tired? >> are relatable and entertaining. >> not my fault. i don't wear deodorant everyday, i can barely put my own clothes let alone deodorant on. >> there's this notion mom has to be perfect and on and on. when you have tiny people yelling at you and screaming at you and rattling your brain, make this amazing seven course meal they're all going to eat and, you know, they're going to eat it up, you're not allowed to complain about it. you're allowed to complain about your kids
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still love them and still a good mom. >> always. >> reporter: with seven children between them, these hilarious moms take best friend co-parenting to a whole new level. is nat. >> my name is elizabeth and my mam is cat. >> this is t.j. >> they have their finger on the pulse of motherhood and say what daddy wears invisible earplugs in the middle of the night. >> we all know the hot dad at school. >> their straight talk has drawn more than a million loyal fans. >> hey, guys, we're live and it's an exciting day. >> i figured i'd join their facebook show streamed live to 7 million. >> this is facebook and
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>> cat & nat and jenna. >> in parenthesis, jenna. we have this made with with vodka. >> wait. it's really good. like a soup. >> what did i tell you? like a spiky lunch. >> why didn't you tell me? >> we are coming back. >> this is their studio, where cat and that's show took off. >> reporter: how did something like this even happen? >> the two of us would get in the car and start ranting about our days of motherhood like you do in the car with a girlfriend, let's put it on video. >> every single job we attempt to do gets literally sabotaged five times over. >> my kids have watched a lot more tv and they're okay.
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>> when he asked why the house isn't clean, i won't ask him what he did at work all day. >> and now jenna bush is in our car. >> of course i wanted in on a mom tweet session. >> after school, it's like a mom new year and you actually make resolutions that you're going to do. you are going to meal plan the whole week and crockpot. you're doing tat, aren't you? >> that's very true. it starts off with a bang. >> yeah, i'm going to volunteer in the classroom, i will do science in the classroom. i might be the class parent. i will get more involved this year. >> don't you also plan out these great elaborate snacks for your kids for school? >> in the fringe ready to go. what will i bring the whole class? should i make pumpkins out of clementines? you know what you end up bringing by november?
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>> you really want to. that's all that matters. you have to find your strength and our strength -- >> is not diy. >> dressed and fit. >> we are real funny. >> how cute are they? love them. >> i had an absolute blast if you couldn't tell. i lost my voice for a couple days. they're so much fun and i love them. you can see more of cat and that's videos on our website at don't forget friday is their mom truth friday. >> if you say it prepares you for motherhood, i like it. >> it makes us feel a little bit better about the moms. next, back to school gear but not the hassle. the hassle. it we've got new ways this >> this is "today" on nbc. rst ts
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all right. this morning on back to this morning on back to school today we have must supplies and top gear. the style director for "good houskeeping" magazine, lori, nice to see you. >> nice to see you as well. >> we have great products. before you get to the actual products, you want to talk about great ways to shop for all kinds of products. >> americans will spend money for back to school this year. and where you buy things in bulk, the cry one save later mentality. there is no membership fee. you're saving a ton of money. you don't need to pay a membership. go on the website and theya
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everything from school supplies to snacks. >> you sit at home using your shopping, it gets delivered to you. >> delivered. over $49, free shipping. brilliant and easy. >> speaking of brilliant, i thought this was fascinating. you basically send this company gender and age and what they like in terms of style. >> they make the selection for you. >> you say my kid is kind of sporty. he's 5 years old. these are his sizes, this is what he likes and colors he likes. it magically arrives. >> if you don't like it you send it back. >> you only pay for what you keep. the average price is around $14. >> awesome. >> we have cara lee. hi. can you turn around and show uncle matt your backpack. >> this one you have on,it
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want to make it cost-effective. there's a little wear and tear for $18.99 from it is a really fun. thank you. as we move up to the elementary age, you want to have more fun but you want to make sure the backpacks are durable. if you will turn around and show your cool backpack, this is from lego. the brick detailing you see here. parents will love it because it esecofriendly. each one of these backpacks is made from eight recycled water bottles. >> for the record, charlie is showing us his backpack. >> thanks. >> appreciate it. next stage group. >> we're still in this elementary age group. >> these are lunch pocketses and water bottles. >> lunch boxes and water bottles. everything on this table has a socially conscious message. these are
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every time you buy one they donate to no child hungry and this is at target, all their school supplies are super affordable, start at $2. one for me and one for you. you buy one and the classroom gets something they need. >> what's your name? >> tiler. >> good to see you. >> these have the "good houskeeping" seal from lands end. instead of their name, just doing a monogram. >> that's smart. >> they have a filtration system and will keep things bacteria-free. really great, socially conscious. >> cool binder. >> these are finds from avery. the kids can print out their emojis. they're $5 and you can have a lot of fun. >> hi, how are you. >> in high school, no more
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characters, you want cool, modern. look at her. she's sophisticated. kids love these backpacks, especially in high school. really good colors, modern. over here, real quick, matt. we have on the wave rocket books that expands into the cloud. you can erase it in the microwave. the world's smallest most compact printer from hp, under $70. >> who's better? you're fantastic. we appreciate it. check out for everything you've seen this morning. up next, want to look your best, our style squad wants to give you a lesson in what they call layering first this is "today" on nbc.
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back now with our style squad edit. what we call layering, everything from jewelry to clothes to makeup. let's kick things off with jill martin. what do you have? >> we start with jewelry. >> can i call in sick here? >> which is really your thing. let's start with mixed metals. everyone is like, how do i layer? it started in the '60s and '70s, you only wore white gold with white gold and rose gold with rose gold. now, go for it. mix white gold and yellow gold. see savannah's wrist here on her instagram. look how she's layering up here. hoda does it. >> the way to do it, keepxú90$r scale, dainty with dainty and costume with costume. >> costume jewelry. >> with this, all set to scale. when you put it
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that's how you do it. with this, take a bouquet of flowers into a floral shop and pick which colors you like together. this is about scale. have fun with it. this is blake lively, you see here how she layered it up and heidi klum shows it off well. this is for you. you have a little bit of an arm party going. >> two little things. >> can we show your arm party? it feels like an arm party but they need a few friends. you just layer these up. these are pre-layers for you. like that. i feel like you need a few more friends. >> i think that's a little much. you can really go for it with men like a white t-shirt and jeans on a saturday night. $30, pre-layered for you. >> i already have this on my ankle, the
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>> i love your fashion segments. we're going to cover layering. >> this is every stylist's secret to adding dimension to your look but mileage to eases. you already love. let's start with kimberly in classic black and white. we added this long maxi button-up and layered it under a crop top. you don't have to show off your waist and great top from abercrombie. >> and people already have them. >> the key is to layer two skirts. we have a beautiful yellow skirt from top shop. underneath it we did a pleated midi skirt. >> how do you make sure it's not bulky. notice the fabric on the outer skirt is thick and look how soft the inner one is. you don't want to layer the same
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a lot of companies are layering three pieces for you and you can layer it right out of your closet. >> i love it. back to hoda. >> last but not least, bobbi is here. let's start with makeup and moisturizer. >> a general rule of thumb, thin to thick. we have a great graphic. thin is like a watery serum, lotions and heavy cream. when it comes to makeup, you want to start with primer most people know because it says primer. foundation and concealer are the snaffou, foundation first, then concealer because you will wipe it away if you're rubbing this in, then powder and setting spray and we have a great chart to remind you online. >> to the eyes and cheeks. >> when it comes to eyes a good rule of thumb is light to dark. take a light powder to be the base and then dip into a dar
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it outer, then your eyeliner. >> the eyeliner goes on at the end. >> if you have a gel, set the gel with powder after. when it comes to cheeks, you may think one blush color, kyra is helping us with her gorgeous face, better to have two, bronzer on the contour and a little bit of color on the apples of your cheeks so the one-two looks more dimensional. >> and quickly with lips. >> there's a big gloss layering trend. when it comes to lips, look for lip poppers, you can use your regular lip color and get a bigger pout. much more online. >> we love you, bobbi thomas. more tips on our website we are back in a moment. today.c. more in a moment but first this is "today" on nbc.
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anticipation for the solar is growing and so are our appetites. it's not anticipation for the solar is growing and so are our appetites. it's not the 10:00 hour yet. unveiling some treats. >> krispy kreme classic donut is getting a treat. topped off with a character glaze for
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get an exclusive first taste. >> pretty good. >> awesome. >> other treats -- >> you like it? >> hmm. >> the bakery from illinois, from oregon, s'mores from gran chocolate and everhard's swirl ice cream, caramel swirls and fudge. >> and the darkest hour black cherry soda from excel bottling in illinois. beer from missouri, a blackout blend wine from holinski vineyard. hoda is about to black out. >> it just landed there. >> what's that doing there? >> it's protein. don't forget we have complete coverage of the eclipse monday morning on today. >> look at this.
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>> did you get it? >> what's coming up >> what's coming up next, guys? we have elletalking about the unbreakable person and fast five ingredient dinners and maybe couscous today. >> he won't try it. 8:56 is your time this thursday. good morning. we want to check in with jack taylor and your first 4 traffic. good morning, jack. >> good morning. 270 southbound looks so much better than a half hour ago. delays on 270 but our crash is
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divide. heavy and slow coming off college park towards john hanson. at least everything is open along this stretch. back to you. >> thank you, jack. we will take a quick break now and check your forecast when we come back. grit. some have it, some don't. when the odds are stacked against you, you either hide or stand up. at strayer university we've seen it in our students for 125 years. and if you ever think of quitting, our success coaches will be there to pick you up and work with you every day to put you on the right path. it's time. strayer university. let's get it, america.
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good thursday morning, up to 83 degrees. 74, gaithersburg. we will see a mix of sun and clouds today and we could see a few showers shortly after lunchtime. if you're headed to the pool, eyes to the sky. the weekend looks good. >> thank you. get the latest news and weather any time in the nbc washington app. see you in 25 minutes.
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hidden camera in plain sight, the device that could be recording your every move. no time for dinner? ready in minutes, coming up now. from nbc news, this is "today's take," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, it's thursday morning, august 17th, 2017. she has been on our program. >> i heard you had a wonderful -- >> good morning, y'all.
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>> iyovmissed you so much when saw this picture on a double date with someone who happens to be one of my favorite people, i thought to myself, what would it be like to be at that table. >> not exactly double date. my son was there. >> he was the chaperone. >> that's right. shanelle has been going on about this couscous from cnbc. we put it to the test. >> here's the thing. >> i had him put it to the test. >> exactly. >> i have never received such a huge response to anything i've ever done on the "today" show. talking about world peace and we talked about the fact i discovered one of the greatest dishes on the planet, couscous from the refrigerated section of cvs. i decided to share it and keir simmons
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people tried it and you refused. >> we started a hashtag battle. 69% wanted me to try it. 31% didn't. what did keir simmons say? >> he didn't love it but said he didn't like couscous in general. >> he said he hated it. it was awful. he didn't say hate, he said it was awful. >> did he? >> i've been gone, traveling, i'm a little confused. based off cvs couscous you decided to throw a couscous party? >> i didn't. i decided i will make this and bring it in, which i have done. then, i was going to make scallops and i had extra scallops. i know shanelle and her husband are without children and you live downtown and she lives fairly close. deborah made a martini. >> it was actually quite
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>> we went to town and had a nice time in the backyard. i just brought the couscous. >> not being invited to the dinner party but getting the leftovers today. >> i'm sure zach will take it. >> have you made this before, because my cvs recipe -- >> when i invite people over i usually make at least one thing i've never made just for pressure. >> that's good. you don't like that? i thought he was inviting us over to dinner because he thought we were nice people. this man had his phone ready and invited me to take a taste of his couscous. he actually captured it. >> okay, is it possible it could be better than the cvs pharmacy. not sure. you put beans in it? [ laughter ]
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this is in a package at the refrigerated section, i would buy it. >> not only that, she went in for seconds. snow i was trying to do it when al looks away. it was really good. my husband was so happy because i haven't cooked since august 5th. >> since the kid left. >> since the kid left. being hungry. >> i haven't cooked since last august. my poor husband, cereal again? >> cereal. >> i'm like, whole milk! >> i had gone to the farmer's market and i had extra strawberries and blueberries. i decided -- i had never made a strawberry shortcake before. >> could i come and shadow you? can i shadow you a little bit how to be a domestic goddess? >> i will make somebody a lovely wife. >> you are incredible, al roker. >> no, seriously. >> i've bine on this aca
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kick. >> we should learn how to be better by al. >> how to be better. >> i know how to cook, that's all. >> the fact you are a good enough cook to cook something without trying it first. have you ever invited somebody over and cooked something for them and not tried to cook it first? no way. >> what's the worst that can happen? >> you have to go out for take out which actually happened to me before. i burned some chicken, new in my marriage and i had my in-laws in. this was when we lived in baltimore, wasn't as easy as new york, i had to go down the street, order from the bar and place it on the plate and act like i hadn't cooked it. >> did they know you hadn't cooked it? >> not even to henry. >> until now. that's it. #foodconfessions, what have you done when you were cooking that you did w
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i chopped off my thumb while cooking sweet potatoes the day before thanksgiving. >> it grew back. >> i was a teacher and had to wear a cast. henry had to braid my hair and i taught and my kids made me a feel better sign. >> share your confession. it feels good. >> the thing is when they express themselves, it's not like you respond. 70% of america wanted you to try my couscous. >> and i want to getmore to share with jenna. >> we checked every cvs from here -- you have the oprah effect. it's so good it's hard to find. i went to the one i went to, gone. >> a teachable find, for children, do not succumb to pressure. >> you should try it. >> i always try something b
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again, i have a rule, not a golden, a rule, i don't buy food where sick people are going into. >> that is ridiculous. we can move on. >> we can move on. >> i sort of feel like the day after a middle school slumber party i wasn't invited to. >> when she said that before, sheinelle, what about you and savannah, you guys throw parties and go work out. suddenly the band-aid has been ripped off. anyway, bring them on in, gerald! >> this is ethics. >> thank you, guys. what is this? it is an eclipse donut. this will be great. krispy kreme is having a special chocolate-glazed donut. >> a regular donut but character glazed. >> bikini season and we're trying to stay awamp free this cri c
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it's really good. i don't know if you know my tastes anymore. >> i've tasted it, again, not sold in a drugstore. >> these are in stores on monday just for the eclipse. >> we have a video for you this morning. >> we do? when ever your with bloomberg, your dad and president bill clinton talked about their greatest accomplishments. let's take a look. >> my daughters love me. as bill will tell you, it's a challenge to have teenage daughters when you're the president and a challenge any time to have teenage daughters, and thanks to laura's guidance and love, our little girls, our family unit strengthened. i think that's a great accomplishment. >> here here. >> what he said is great his accomplishment was? i never got arrested. only once. >> that was so cute. >> isn't that
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invited. at least he loves me. >> that's really sweet. >> i believe that. well, you are a really sweet person. i can only imagine you with your fun loving personality, i imagine you were so good for him. i have a daughter, and you're twins, daughters, i can only imagine how healing that was for your family. >> he's such a fun person. i don't know why i'm crying. >> you love your dad to say something like that. >> have another donut. you are loved. >> you know what's so funny, somebody tweeted this morning you have all these eclipse glasses, they've been the same so many years, you can create a necklace and live stream or whatever, what is he talking about? there's this necklace we talked about in the orange room this morning you wear it around your neck, called front row. it has the ability to live stream up to two hours. >> what? >> it immediately goes on
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okay. so w we're back with more of "today's take." information is the best thing since sliced bread. >> i guess other people might have known it. did you know -- ever noticed your bread loaf has those twist ties in different colors? >> yes. >> according to the website "tasting table" the color twisting tabs indicate which day of the week the bread was baked on. >> blue, which we know here means monday. green is for tuesday. thursday is marked by red and if it's yellow, it means -- white was friday and yellow means it was baked on saturday. this was baked on saturday. >> interesting. >> but the expiration date is 8/17. >> this was green and we know what day it was on. it could have been a day in may. it doesn't matter. >> our producer says sometimes
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see the guy taking old ones o and put new ones on. they can go by the color to keep the fresh ones. >> it's for them. >> i remember yours. yours was epic. >> epic, if you meant by epic, meaning terrible. we did see one earlier that -- yeah -- george leandre deserves to do this, cancer survivor got the first pitch tuesday. with one pitch he got two balls and a strike. take a look. >> all right, jordan, fire it in there! >> whoa! >> oh, no! >> okay. >> oh, no! >> that's a little bit outside. >> i kind of think that was a
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he is doing okay. he tweeted i'm the one who got hit and i will never stop laughing at that video which makes me feel better, i can't stop laughing at that video. >> he said, i'm the one that got hit, i just can't stop watching it. >> oh, no! >> everybody run to your boards! that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> we are right here waiting for it, al. don't you worry. a cloudy sky in washington and rain tracking in maryland all morning is gradually working its way to the eastern shore. nothing in its wake at this point in time. more than enough humidity out there to turn what is a cloudy start into a potentially rainy finish. 50% chance of showers and in the upper 80s and in the
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this morning on this morning, five food ingredients. we have the editor-in-chief of "cooking light." he has an easy recipe for us. good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> we're making a steak with veggies. >> we have five ingredients, 20 minutes or less baked dinner. >> we have the five ingredients and other seasoning stuff you already have. >> at "cooking light" we don't count salt and pepper and vinegar as an ingredient. we have the other five ingredients. first order of business, slice up the squash. these will go on the grill in a few minutes. >> any squash you like. >> whatever vegetable you want. it's summer all at the supermarket. you can use zucchini, broccoli. we have the
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them on a plate and cut up potato and wedges. remember back in the day when we would microwave baked potatoes? >> sure. >> we will get a shortcut and microwave these. >> okay. >> that's going to go in the microwave for six minutes. >> if you wanted to, could you par boil them a little bit? >> you can par boil them but this will steam them and make them easier to cook. we have these preprepped. a little bit of olive oil here. here's our trick. this will shortcut vinner. we have our plastic wrap and vent it. they go in the microwave for six minutes. you can do this with beats and other root vegetables, carrots. we have our potatoes, they went in for six minutes here and we will do a little olive oil, salt & pepper. because it's just five ingredients, it's important to season
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go, the way you build your flavor. these go right on the great here. >> if you have a charcoal grill, get one of those greats. >> you can do this in a cast iron skillet, we have our cast iron griddle here and outside. >> olive oil, salt & pepper. these will cook pretty quickly. >> exactly, talking about potatoes and squash. >> it's all so good. >> really good. it tastes like more than five ingredients. >> could you use another cut of beef if you wanted? >> you can use whatever is in your fridge. i hear you're a bone in rib-eye guy? that's my favorite, too. that will take however long you want to cook. and this chimichurri is fantastic. you have the season the steak well. the difference between a home cooked and restaurant chef
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you want to use more salt than you think necessary. you have to season it up high. the reason why is you get better coverage of the steak. when you season low you're just getting pockets of salt. >> you do this on both sides? >> both sides. the second key, a hot grill great. okay? the key here to build flavor is get that sizzle. you want to hear that sear because it equals the flavor. >> and while that's cooking you want to get the chimichurri going. >> dead simple. we have garlic chopped up, cilantro, super fresh, olive oil. >> i love chimichurri. >> really good. >> more salt & pepper. remember, we're seasoning everything? buzz this up. >> it ends up getting nice and
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charming and chipper and one of our charming and chipper and one of our favorites around here. first captured our attention in 2009 playing the sometimes clueless receptionist on the hit show "the office." >> the past three seasons she had another hit on her hands on "unbreakable," take a look. >> you know it's okay to step on cracks, just because something rhymes doesn't mean it's true. i know i smell what i know titus smells. it's silly, thinking every van i see will kidnap me. >> get in the van. >> never! >> miss schmidt. >>
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>> miss schmidt, fbi, we need your help. >> oh, i'm so sorry. >> how did they get those guns? >> how did you get those moves? >> tae kwon do? >> i dillydally on the side. no, i have an older brother. >> you come by that naturally. >> this show still brings smiles to so many people. >> that's very nice of you. what's nice about the show, it's sincerely optimistic. >> which we need now. >> we do. >> it can't be decided enough. it's not cynical, very sincere on the outlook on life. >> congratulations on the emmy nomination. huge. >> thank you very much. >> for best lead actress in a series? >> it always feels like an unnecessarily last minute
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>> cramming for a test, like more exciting if you wait the week before. >> what was that like? >> i had trouble finding out. my internet wasn't streaming correctly. i was texting with my manager to give me the news. i'm so honored for the show to be recognized in so many ways, titus is nominated. >> and your sister is nominated. will y'all be dates? >> perhaps. my sister is a writer. >> look at that gorgeous girl. >> guys, she's married, sorry. a writer on silicon valley, the show on hbo. their show is nominated and we will be going together. >> what did your parents feed you? amazing. >> i see dream team siblings, how do they do that? as parents, i don't know. >> comparing?
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>> nay are who they are. >> they are who they are and you encourage the natural. >> what i find fascinating, you can take the most odd situations and make it funny. for example this conversation you had on one of your episodes. >> hmm. >> what is this? we can sell candy bars. no, you're in it, al roker. >> you are one bad mitten! >> why did you have to throw at him. >> but you didn't. >> you can see, i was arguing against that. no one throws urine at al roker. i did not write that scene. my hands are clean. i did not write that scene. >> no pun intended. >> i think it's yours. >> i was checking off a list of extra
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i win. no one should throw urine at you. >> speaking of which you have a 1-year-old son. i'm assuming you've been sprayed once or twice? >> i have been sprayed once or twice. >> wow, did not hear that coming. >> this year. >> it happens. >> i have two girls. i don't understand this dynamic. >> let's just talk about they have like a little cover you can -- like a teepee. >> the teepee. mine would always fall. more trouble than it was worth. i got sprayed many times. >> it doesn't bother you. a warm hug. >> a warm hug. >> wow, i've had warm hugs. that's not one. >> we have another video for you. >> oh! >> well, i'll be right outside the door ready to take you
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the lunch that you keep cancelling over and over again. >> he was furious. >> why do you keep canceling lunch. >> talk about hands are clean. you cancelled, you don't actually want to do anything with me. where is he? >> he's not here. >> we talk about doing stuff together and we never ever do it. it's like the best friendship i have. >> that sounds very familiar. let's go out and have drinks and always falls through. >> all love. >> just to do it spontaneously. >> they had dinner last night. >> ellie will be back next week to co-host with us. "upbreakable" is streaming now on netflix. this is where kids touched by cancer can just be kids. we will take you to camps a okay after this. delicious craft coffee, as easy as 1, 2, 3.
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>> it's the children's cancer hospital, a place where kids can relax, have fun and have an awesome summer. >> it's an hour outside of houston, texas, you will find camp a okay. it caters to teens being treated at md anderson, children's cancer hospital. >> our mission is to provide opportunities for them. we often have lots of camp return after treatment. 5x to administer therapies or medications they need and able to get out and enjoy activities. >> the medical care for melissa howe whose 16-year-old daughter, casey was diagnosed with a brain tumor two years ago. >> it's such a blessing for us because it involves all of the things she thought she would have to sacrifice because of surgery and chemo and she would be well cared for. >> reporter: halfway through her 52 week chemo schedule, she can have a little bit
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worrying. >> tell me what you like about this camp? >> i like it because it's not the same everyday. i have chemo every week. i really love it. >> i think it makes me feel like you aren't going through it alone. >> what's awesome about our camp we open it up for patients and siblings. we recognize the camp experience is just as taxing on the brothers and sisters. >> sisters like 16-year-old twins. >> does it make you feel stronger to have her by your side? >> yeah. without her i don't think i'm the same person i am. different kids and different things. you're not the only one. everybody else can push through it. it helps me to help her. >> a-ok wants to help campers who make
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proms. >> i missed my prom. >> this is 16-year-old christen's first year at camp, having just been diagnosed with testicular cancer in june. >> he didn't understand what cancer was. he thought, okay, they can just do the surgery, mom, and take it away. he saw the doctors, and i think that's when he realized that it's going to be more than just removing it. >> this is the first time you found this out and now you're here enjoying yourself. yes. >> does it feel like a good break? >> right now i'm not worrying about the cancer, i'm worried about trying to do some activities. get outside. >> yeah. get outside. >> and have fun? >> yeah. >> for logan, staying active and being positive was the trick to coping with osteosarcoma. i am like, will i lose my hair? my dad said, yes. i started crying a little bit
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>> what have you learned about her watching her resilience? >> she's very selfless, never asked why me. has good days and bad, as you can imagine going through chemo. she's super strong. >> i'm glad to have my doctors i already know. they make a bad situation not quite as bad at all. >> we're able to get blood strong and medications given, things that wouldn't be at a typical camp. >> a couple other girls have the exact same thing i do. it's cool we can talk about our different experiences. >> kids pre-surgical that don't really know what to expect, she talks to them and tells them not to worry about things. >> she isn't going to let cancer beat her? >> no. it hadn't slowed her down. >> cancer will never beat me. >> i know. the best part is this camp is completely free thanks to
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donations. if you want information how to donate go to mdanderson cancer hospital. >> there are so many great camps like this around the country and happy you were able to shine a light on them. >> i was happy to be with those kids. they taught me so much. >> let me show you what's happening for the weather and weekend. a wet start to the week and delays on the eastern seaboard. the western third of the country looking good. saturday, the rain comes to an end in the east. although we will still see wet weather in the eastern south atlantic coast, oppressive through the gulf, sunday sunday sunny and warm in the mid-atlantic states and sunny in the midwestern third of the country. that's what's going on around the country. what's happening in your neck of the woods? >> good morning. we have a mix of clouds and we're dry and the rain is moving away and storms in the forecast as we go through
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probably not for everybody but shortly after lunchtime we can see a few showers flaring up. 88 for high temperatures, hot and humid and comes to an end across the weekend. the weekend looks good and monday looks good, too, for viewing of the solar eclipse. >> that is your latest weather. coming up next, oscar grammy and gloeolden globe winning act after these messages. haircut. i may look all business, but look out... . but there's a party going on back here. kinda misleading, isn't it? well, at carmax, you don't have to worry about being misled. the price online is the same price in the store, which is the same for everyone. even guinea pigs. it's only fair mr. biscuits. only fair. ♪ carmax music sting
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our next guest has won no more than three grammys, golden globe and oscar. actor, composing artist, in the netflix documentary. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i was thinking about i listening to some music given things going on most recently, what are your thoughts on all this that's been happening? >> you know, obviously our world is -- our nation is at a challenging time. i feel like we have a lot of power as people to create a better environment for this world. it's up to us now at this point. i'm not like sitting there focusing on the negative, i'm focusing on the positive at this point. >> this is the thing, a true story. the other night, i listened to the news and even for me, i'm in the news business, it can be
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overwhelming. i'm on instagram and scrolling through the feed and people are upset, this and that and i got to yours, it was about love. you wrote about light shining when it's the darkest. i thought, i will stop scrolling because it made me feel better. i promise you i turned off my phone and went to sleep and ended my evening on a positive note because of you because you pushed through a positive message. >> i believe out of darkness can come light in challenging times. all the things we need to address. any type of healing process you have to let the pain and things deeply rooted come to the surface. how do we deal with that? with love and action. i'm not only grateful to be making song about the free and be a part of the 13th as an artist, i want to be active in the things i do and part of the change and put my body and mind and soul into the work of
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lives. i see more and more people activated to do that now with the things we can't change. >> congratulations on the emmy nomination for this. you've gotten a grammy, you've gotten an oscar. if you get the emmy, you're a third of the way. >> i would say i was very honored and grateful, joyous when i realized we were nominated with an emmy. i want those. the biggest joy is the fact i get nominated for music for art contributing to the curl. it opens up the platform for me to do more. i know when i -- with the oscar nomination i felt like more responsibility to do more. with the emmy nomination i feel the same. i want that egot ego. it will be ego if i get the
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emmy. i want the egot. that would be a blessing. >> have something for broadway? >> i want to act on broadway. >> what is on your playlist? >> like cold train. >> every time you come in, you're all cool. >> that gets me charged up? when i need to get charged up i listen to '90s hip-hop, the wu tang clan. i really like jazz. >> you do so many things well. you say you feel a little intimidated on the basketball court? >> i'm not intimidated, i'm a great basketball player. >> they say you were intimidated playing in the celebrity >> you thought that was an nba shot. no. this is my chicago swag coming out.
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player. my pops played in the aba. >> so cool. congratulations on all the coming out. we will be back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc. t nbc. >> where is that picture again?
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look who we've got with >> look who we've got, hoda? keir simmons. >> did we figure out the couscous thing? he wouldn't try it but made his own version we tried. >> i saw al backing away from the kitchen. >> did you coordinate on purpose? >> date prom. >> what do they call it? not concierge.
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9:57 is your time now on this thursday, august 17th, 2017, good morning to you, i'm eun yang. right now the parade for kevin durant is about to start. you're looking live at pictures of the starting line there. people gathered for the parade. his hometown is honoring the star's accomplishments on and o the court and nbc4 is
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now, your forecast. looks like it's not bad for the parade. >> not bad at all. best chance for showers is after lunchtime. temperature-wise, around 80 degrees. as we go through the afternoon we have a better chance for thunderstorms. if you're firing up the grill later on friday afternoon or this evening you will see a higher chance of thunderstorms. the weekend looks dry for the solar eclipse. looks like nice viewing. >> thank you. coming up on midday complete coverage.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. thirsty thursday >> thursday thursday, august 17th, kathie lee is taking some time off. this hand some hunk of man -- >> come on. >> -- is spending time with us. when kathy looked up, she's just, you're handsome. coming up next -- it was an initial reaction. >> how do you respond to that? i want to say happy birthday, kathie lee. i bet she's


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